Democracy Now! Monday, September 8, 2003
Producer Democracy Now!Audio/Visual sound, color
Bush Addresses Nation
Poll Shows Bush Popularity at Lowest Point Ever
Arafat Taps Legislator As Premier
Hamas Leader Vows Revenge
Second Black Body Builder Claims Schwarzenegger Racist Comments
Rare Tape of WTC Attack Surfaces
Bush in Crisis: Slipping in the Polls, GW Looks to Congress for Money and UN for Troops
In a nationally televised prime-time address President Bush said that he would ask Congress for $87 billion in emergency spending for Iraq and Afghanistan. We go to Baghdad to hear from Michael Birmingham of Voices in the Wilderness and we speak with American Kurdish Information Network’s Kani Xulam.
Israeli PM Sharon Makes Unprecedented Visit to India; Will India and Pakistan Send Troops to Iraq?
As Ariel Sharon begins his three-day visit to India and as the White House continues to pressure Indian troops to come to Iraq- Democracy Now! goes to India and to Pakistan and hosts a debate between journalists C. Raja Mohan, Praful Bidwai and M. Ziauddin.
Arafat Names New Palestinian PM as Abu Mazen Resigns
Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat picks Palestinian Legislative Council Speaker Ahmed Qureia as the next PA prime minister. We speak to Middle East expert Mouin Rabbani and professor Tanya Reinhart.